Evaluating the Vulnerability of Network Mechanisms to Sophisticated DDoS Attacks

  title={Evaluating the Vulnerability of Network Mechanisms to Sophisticated DDoS Attacks},
  author={Udi Ben-Porat and Anat Bremler-Barr and Hanoch Levy},
  journal={IEEE INFOCOM 2008 - The 27th Conference on Computer Communications},
The design of computer and communication systems has been based, for decades, on the fundamental assumption that the objective of all users is to improve their own performance. In recent years we have experienced a wave of DDoS attacks threatening the welfare of the Internet. These are launched by malicious users whose pure incentive is to degrade the performance of other, innocent, users. The traditional systems turn out to be quite vulnerable to these attacks. The objective of this work is to… CONTINUE READING
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